Nicole Opper’s short films have screened at over 70 festivals including Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival, Frameline and Outfest, and have garnered three audience awards for Best Short. They have been supported by The National Foundation for Jewish Culture, The Lucius & Eva Eastman Fund and The Puffin Foundation, among others. Her documentary short, Song of Hannah, is distributed by The National Center for Jewish Film and Avoda Arts. She has directed and produced advocacy videos for Oxfam America, The Grameen Foundation and Positive Planet. Nicole is currently producing a five-part documentary series about queer culture for Here! TV. She line produced Macky Alston’s The Killer Within, (Toronto Film Festival 2006, Discovery Channel 2007 premiere), and associate produced Peter Miller’s Sacco and Vanzetti (Full Frame 2006 Premiere, 2007 First Run Features theatrical release). Nicole holds a BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In addition to filmmaking, Nicole teaches video production in New York City middle and high schools.
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